Jacob

Jacob

 
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  • Then Isaac said to Jacob, "Come over here. I want to touch you to make sure you really are Esau." - Genesis 27:21


  • So Jacob went over to his father, and Isaac touched him. "The voice is Jacob's, but the hands are Esau's," Isaac said to himself. - Genesis 27:22


  • But he did not recognize Jacob because Jacob's hands felt hairy just like Esau's. So Isaac pronounced his blessing on Jacob. - Genesis 27:23


  • "Are you really my son Esau?" he asked. "Yes, of course," Jacob replied. - Genesis 27:24


  • Then Isaac said, "Now, my son, bring me the meat. I will eat it, and then I will give you my blessing." So Jacob took the food over to his father, and Isaac ate it. He also drank the wine that Jacob served him. Then Isaac said, - Genesis 27:25


  • So Jacob went over and kissed him. And when Isaac caught the smell of his clothes, he was finally convinced, and he blessed his son. He said, "The smell of my son is the good smell of the open fields that the LORD has blessed. - Genesis 27:27


  • As soon as Isaac had blessed Jacob, and almost before Jacob had left his father, Esau returned from his hunting trip. - Genesis 27:30


  • Esau said bitterly, "No wonder his name is Jacob,* for he has deceived me twice, first taking my birthright and now stealing my blessing. Oh, haven't you saved even one blessing for me?"1 - Genesis 27:36


  • Isaac said to Esau, "I have made Jacob your master and have declared that all his brothers will be his servants. I have guaranteed him an abundance of grain and wine--what is there left to give?" - Genesis 27:37


  • Esau hated Jacob because he had stolen his blessing, and he said to himself, "My father will soon be dead and gone. Then I will kill Jacob." - Genesis 27:41


  • But someone got wind of what Esau was planning and reported it to Rebekah. She sent for Jacob and told him, "Esau is threatening to kill you. - Genesis 27:42


  • Then Rebekah said to Isaac, "I'm sick and tired of these local Hittite women. I'd rather die than see Jacob marry one of them." - Genesis 27:46


  • So Isaac called for Jacob, blessed him, and said, "Do not marry any of these Canaanite women. - Genesis 28:1


  • So Isaac sent Jacob away, and he went to Paddan-aram to stay with his uncle Laban, his mother's brother, the son of Bethuel the Aramean. - Genesis 28:5


  • Esau heard that his father had blessed Jacob and sent him to Paddan-aram to find a wife, and that he had warned Jacob not to marry a Canaanite woman. - Genesis 28:6


  • He also knew that Jacob had obeyed his parents and gone to Paddan-aram. - Genesis 28:7


  • Meanwhile, Jacob left Beersheba and traveled toward Haran. - Genesis 28:10
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    New Living Translation Bible used with permission Tyndale House Publishers.

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